5953 stability

5953 stability

The state of being in a firm or unwavering situation, whether emotional, political or personal. Stability is an important element of a settled life before God.

Stability in the life of faith

Stability for the believer is based on God’s unchanging nature Dt 32:4; Ps 103:19 See also 1Sa 2:2; 2Sa 22:32; Job 25:2; Ps 62:2; Ps 89:2; Ps 93:2; Isa 26:4; Mt 7:24-27

Stability gives resistance to spiritual assault 1Co 16:13; Col 1:22-23 See also Ps 20:7-8; Ps 40:2; Pr 10:25; Mt 10:22; Ro 16:25; 1Co 15:58; 2Co 1:24; Gal 5:1; Php 1:27,27; Col 4:12; 1Th 3:8; 2Th 2:15; Heb 6:19; Heb 10:23; Jas 1:23-25; Jas 5:8; 2Pe 1:12

Stability depends upon firmness of faith Col 2:5-7 See also Ps 57:7; Ps 119:5; Isa 26:3; Eph 3:17; Heb 3:14; 1Pe 5:9-10

Stability is an important aim of Christian ministry Eph 4:14 See also Col 1:28

Political stability

2Sa 7:16; Pr 29:4 See also 1Sa 13:13; 2Sa 5:12; 1Ki 2:12; Pr 16:12; Isa 16:5

See also

1160God, unchangeable
1240God, the Rock
4354rock
5184standing
5269cornerstone
5317foundation
5891instability
5902maturity
8020faith
8215confidence, results
8418endurance
8459perseverance

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